Exploring bleeding edge experiments, oddities, new and bizarre dicoveries, and fact-checking conspiracy theories since 2008. No question is out of bounds and no topic is too strange for a deep dive.
Voting online would be easy and convenient for millions of voters. But won’t solve big problems and we already have an almost equally convenient way to cast your ballot.
Thanksgiving marks the start of the winter holidays and the dread associated with having to deal with relatives and family friends you rather wouldn’t...
Killer drones and hackable weapons and easy targets for spies, oh my...
A recent paper with a grim notice about the planet’s warming oceans was wrong according to a climate change contrarian. Its authors agree.
How do we know what the insides of Venus or Jupiter look like? The short answer is that we don’t. The longer answer is that we make a fairly accurately guess.
Black holes aren’t just the densest, most massive objects in space. They might also be some of the fastest.
Space is becoming a growing commercial industry. And we need to start heavily investing in it to save ourselves from our worst decision makers.
Some 25 underwater mines mysteriously exploded in the summer of 1972. A newly declassified report points its finger at a surprising culprit: the sun.
We tackle a classic theory that turned The History Channel into the alien conspiracy network and consider what extraterrestrial life might actually be like.
It turns out that one of the oldest objects in the known universe is only a few thousand light years from Earth.